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Leveling Up in Life Sciences: Unleashing the Power of Computational Biology with Wolfram Language

In days past, life sciences was reserved for those who had access to the proper equipment to observe and experiment with the organisms of the physical world. For today’s scientist, exploration doesn’t end with access to physical encounters. Whether you’re classifying an animal for the first time or using a protein visualizer to develop medication, Wolfram Language holds the tools and power to support your computational life science endeavors. The following is a collection of biology resources, projects and functions in Wolfram Language for any skill level.
Education & Academic

Get Down to Business with Finite Mathematics in Wolfram Language

“There is every reason to expect that the various social sciences will serve as incentives for the development of great new branches of mathematics and that some day the theoretical social scientist will have to know more mathematics than the physicist needs to know today.”

John G. Kemeny, first author of the original textbook on finite mathematics and co-inventor of the BASIC programming language

Finite mathematics gives students a mathematical toolkit used in fields as diverse as business, economics, sociology and biology while covering techniques that are logically distinct from calculus.

Education & Academic

A Year in Review: New from Wolfram Media in 2023

With seven newly published titles and deals penned for translations into 13 languages, 2023 has been Wolfram Media’s most productive year yet. As our list continues to grow, we are proud to cover more and more Wolfram Language functionality in conceptual and practical ways for our readers. As we near the end of the year, we’d like to sum up our publishing accomplishments and maybe even give you a few holiday gift ideas for any readers on your list.
Announcements & Events

Journey from the Wolfram Data Science Boot Camp to Creative Data Analytics

When I attended the 2019 Wolfram Data Science Boot Camp as an instructor, I had the pleasure of meeting Professor Fei Du and Davis Mo, the youngest Boot Camp alum to date. I don’t think any of us expected our conversations from the camp to grow into our collaboration on the book Creative Data Analytics: Computational Recipes to Gain Insights into Business.
Computation & Analysis

Nutrients by the Numbers: Food and Nutrition Statistics with Wolfram Language

Statistical analysis is an important tool in food science. It can uncover patterns and relationships in food and nutrition data, leading to advances in food manufacturing, nutrition counseling, food safety and new product development. Wolfram Language offers built-in functions for all standard statistical distributions. Here, we’ll use some of these functions to evaluate relationships between nutrients and visualize the data distributions with informative plots and histograms.
Education & Academic

Learn Multivariable Calculus through Incredible Visualizations with Wolfram Language

Multivariable calculus extends calculus concepts to functions of several variables and is an essential tool for modeling and regression analysis in economics, engineering, data science and other fields. Learning multivariable calculus is also the first step toward advanced calculus and follows single-variable calculus courses. Wolfram Language provides world-class functionality for the computation and visualization of concepts, which makes this elegant body of mathematical knowledge easy and fun to learn!